The French government banned gatherings of more than 100 people to curb the spread of coronavirus.
France is stepping up its effort to contain the virus, but the precautions shut the doors of some of the top tourism landmarks in the country, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum, and Paris' famed Moulin Rouge cabaret.
The man, who was not immediately identified, "is in the hands of the emergency teams" deployed to the tower, which will reopen to visitors as normal early on Tuesday, the company operating the structure said.
How a group of artists turned a landfill site into an upcoming tourist attraction.
Described as the worst upheaval since the 1968 student riots, the country's economy has received a battering worth one billion dollar.
Shouts of "Macron, resign" mingled with the tear gas near the famous Champs-Elysees avenue, the scene of the worst rioting in Paris for decades last weekend.
A French interior ministry official says that authorities are bracing for "significant violence" on Saturday, based on indications that protesters on both the far right and far left are planning to converge on Paris.
A piece of the original spiral staircase from the Eiffel Tower, Paris's most famous attraction, was sold for 169,000 euros ($190,885) on Tuesday, a spokesman for auction house Artcurial said, three times the initial estimate.
While the lights-off event is a symbolic gesture, Earth Hour has led successful campaigns over the past decade to ban plastics in the Galapagos Islands and plant 17 million trees in Kazakhstan.
A historian critical of the nation's monarchy, Somsak Jeamteerasakul's potrait was sold in an internet auction. Insulting the monarchy is punishable by three to 15 years imprisonment per offense.
The Bastille Day ceremonies brought to an end a visit Macron needs as a boost to France's standing on the world stage – one which could also help a US leader left short of international friends by his stance on free trade and climate change.
Despite mounting pressure after corruption allegations, France's conservative presidential candidate is refusing to withdraw from the election. His campaign chief and chief spokesperson also quit on Friday.
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